Brad At A Glance...
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from Stanford; Masters degree in Public Policy from Harvard.
Professional History: 30 years’ experience in public, private and non-profit sectors, ranging from journalism to consulting to policy to technology and business development.
Personal Interests: My family, writing and reading, sports, music, youth soccer coaching.
First Job: Ever? Newspaper recycling bin manager for a summer. In college, employed as a reporter and in various full- and part-time editorial positions at The Stanford Daily. After my undergraduate years, Assistant to David Brower, Chairman of Friends of the Earth.
Board and Association Experience: Founding Board Member of Earth Island Institute; Advisory Board, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis; various volunteer leadership positions in the Association of University Technology Managers
What I Love About My Work: I have always strived to help my employers and clients do well by doing good. There’s no better feeling in the professional world.
In The Future: I see changes in the US health care system reshaping everything from the ways we manage and use health information to the ways we invest in and nurture biomedical innovations.
Brad Brockbank joined Segue Consulting in 2008. He provides strategic, policy, and analytical support to local, state, and national health care clients, most recently focusing on state policy environments in the promotion of integrated care and competitive analysis of Medicaid managed care organizations. Brad also leads Segue’s business unit serving public, private and nonprofit clients interested in building and operating “innovation ecosystems.” His skills and experience in public policy and business strategy and implementation, organizational development and facilitative leadership, and effective written and verbal communication have helped employers and clients define and achieve their strategic objectives for more than 30 years. For 12 years before joining Segue, Brad built and directed the Intellectual Property and Technology Commercialization Program at National Jewish Health. Previously, he developed and implemented environmental technology commercialization and stakeholder involvement strategies for the Departments of Energy and Defense, and the Western Governors Association, as an employee of Battelle Memorial Institute/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Colorado Center for Environmental Management. He has lived in Denver, Colorado since 1988, when he was appointed as a policy adviser to then-Governor Roy Romer.
Brad earned a Bachelors degree in Human Biology from Stanford University in 1981 and a Masters degree in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1986. He has worked as a journalist and was selected for an economic development internship with the Ford Foundation in New Delhi, India between his two years of graduate studies. He also spent several years providing policy and stakeholder involvement support to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s hazardous waste cleanup programs.
Brad has authored or co-authored several published professional articles and ghost-wrote the first draft of a book on environmental risk management published by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. He is currently seeking a publisher for his first novel, The Tides of Memory, while working on a second.